The Ultimate 2018 Guide to Free Holiday Events in the Corridor Feature Image

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Time to get in the holiday spirit and enjoy time with family and friends. Below you’ll find FREE, family-friendly events going on in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and surrounding areas during the month of December.

Prelude to Christmas
Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd
Amana Colonies Festivals Inc.
622 46th Ave, Amana, Iowa 52203

Nature’s Noel
Saturday, December 1st from 9 am to 1 pm
Indian Creek Nature Center
5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

Downtown Horse-Drawn Trolley Rides
Every Saturday during the month of December
Downtown Iowa City

Christmas Tree Walk & Festival 2018
Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 7:30 pm
Solon, Iowa

Christmas in Kalona
Saturday, December 1st from 8:30 am to 6 pm
Kalona, Iowa

A Very Cherry Holiday
Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 5 pm
The Historic Cherry Building
329 10th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

Holiday Pop-Up Market at NewBo City Market!
Select Saturdays and Sundays during the month of December from 10 am to 4 pm
NewBo City Market
1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Third Annual Santa Claus Visits Czech Village
Saturday, December 1st from 11 am to 1 pm
White Lion Treasures
87 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Photo With Santa
Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 1 pm
AE Photography
329 10th Ave SE, Ste 125, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

Santa at the Farm!
Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 5 pm
Bass Farms
1325 Hwy 30, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314

Old World Christmas Market 2018
Saturday, December 1st from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, December 2nd from 10 am to 3 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Santa Saturdays Downtown
Saturdays during the month of December from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
FilmScene
118 E College St, Suite 101, Iowa City, Iowa 52240

Santa at the Market
Sunday, December 2nd from 12 to 4 pm
NewBo City Market
1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Christmas in the Park & Peppermint Walk
Friday, December 7th from 4 to 8 pm
Uptown Marion District
1225 6th Ave, Marion, Iowa 52302

Santa is Coming to Town!
Saturday, December 8th from 11 am to 1 pm
Metro Harley-Davidson Suzuki Can-Am
2415 Westdale Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Hubert’s Holiday Program
Saturday, December 8th starting at 1 pm and 2 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

A Very Merry Christmas in Swisher
Saturday, December 8th from 4 to 7 pm
Vault Boutique
76 2nd St. SE, Swisher, Iowa 52338

Winter Market at the Mount
Saturday, December 8th from 9 am to 12 pm
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8 to 11 am
North Liberty Community Center
520 W. Cherry St., North Liberty, Iowa 52317

Not Your Mother’s Craft Fair
Saturday, December 8th from 9 am to 3 pm
MERGE Iowa City
136 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, Iowa 52240

Coralville’s Aisle of Lights 2018
Saturday, December 8th from 5 to 9 pm
City of Coralville

Frosty’s Winter Wonderland and 8th Annual Holiday Expo
Sunday, December 9th from 10 am to 1 pm
NW Recreation Center
340 11th St NW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Meet Santa and His Reindeer
Sunday, December 9th from 10 am to 1 pm
Scheels
1461 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, Iowa 52241

Santa at South Slope
Tuesday, December 11th from 4:30 to 7 pm
South Slope Cooperative
980 North Front Street, North Liberty, Iowa 52317

Ely Winter Fest
Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 8 am to 5 pm
Ely, Iowa

Noon-Year’s Eve Celebration
Friday, December 28th from 11:30 am to 1 pm
North Liberty Community Library
520 W Cherry St, North Liberty, Iowa 52317

Noon Years Eve Celebration
Monday, December 31st from 10 am to 12 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library
450 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

Noon Year’s Eve Party
Monday, December 31st from 11 am to 1 pm
Ely Public Library
1595 Dows St, Ely, Iowa 52227

 

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